The table below looks at the statistics for the Security Architect role in IT jobs advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Security Architect in their job title over the 3 months to 30 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Architect
Rank 116 138 108
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -30
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Architect 18 12 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.95% 0.49% 1.44%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.00% 0.51% 1.52%
Number of salaries quoted 15 7 27
Average salary £72,500 £75,000 £65,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.33% +15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £47,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £120,000 £88,000
UK excluding London average salary £70,000 £70,000 £62,500
% change year-on-year
- +12.00%
Security Architect
Berkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Reading region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Reading
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1797 2338 2306
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 94.88% 95.31% 94.78%
Number of salaries quoted 1465 1602 1697
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £23,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Security Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Security Architect in the job title across the Reading region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Security Architect Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

Security Architect
Salary Trend in Reading

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Security Architect across the Reading region.

Security Architect Salary Trend in Reading

Security Architect
Salary Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Security Architect across the Reading region over the 3 months to 30 April 2016.

Security Architect Salary Histogram in Reading

Security Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT jobs across the Reading region that cited Security Architect in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Security Architect in their job title.

1 23 (82.14%) Security Architecture
2 20 (71.43%) Cybersecurity
3 15 (53.57%) SABSA
3 15 (53.57%) TOGAF
4 12 (42.86%) Finance
4 12 (42.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 12 (42.86%) Presales
5 11 (39.29%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 11 (39.29%) SC Cleared
5 11 (39.29%) Security Cleared
5 11 (39.29%) Network Design
5 11 (39.29%) Telecoms
6 8 (28.57%) Identity Access Management
7 7 (25.00%) Mentoring
7 7 (25.00%) Penetration Testing
8 5 (17.86%) Data Centre
9 4 (14.29%) Opscode Chef
9 4 (14.29%) DevOps
9 4 (14.29%) CFEngine
9 4 (14.29%) OpenStack
9 4 (14.29%) Puppet
9 4 (14.29%) Splunk
9 4 (14.29%) Hyper-V
9 4 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
9 4 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
9 4 (14.29%) Firewall
9 4 (14.29%) Project Management
9 4 (14.29%) Migration
10 3 (10.71%) C
10 3 (10.71%) Mathematics

Security Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT jobs across the Reading region that cited Security Architect in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Security Architect in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (14.29%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 4 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (14.29%) Firewall
General
1 12 (42.86%) Finance
2 11 (39.29%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 5 (17.86%) Data Centre
2 3 (10.71%) Mathematics
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (82.14%) Security Architecture
2 20 (71.43%) Cybersecurity
3 15 (53.57%) SABSA
3 15 (53.57%) TOGAF
4 12 (42.86%) Presales
5 11 (39.29%) Network Design
6 8 (28.57%) Identity Access Management
7 7 (25.00%) Mentoring
7 7 (25.00%) Penetration Testing
8 4 (14.29%) DevOps
8 4 (14.29%) Migration
8 4 (14.29%) Project Management
9 2 (7.14%) Information Security
10 1 (3.57%) Identity Management
10 1 (3.57%) Protective Monitoring
10 1 (3.57%) SIEM
10 1 (3.57%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 3 (10.71%) C
Qualifications
1 11 (39.29%) SC Cleared
1 11 (39.29%) Security Cleared
2 3 (10.71%) Degree
3 2 (7.14%) CISSP
4 1 (3.57%) CESG Certified Professional
4 1 (3.57%) CLAS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (42.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 11 (39.29%) HMG Security Policy Framework
System Software
1 4 (14.29%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (14.29%) CFEngine
1 4 (14.29%) Opscode Chef
1 4 (14.29%) Puppet
Vendors
1 4 (14.29%) Splunk
Reading, Berkshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £80000 - £100000 per annum + Package
Posted: 5 days ago